Special Issue on Knowledge and Migration

Knowledge and Migration, a special issue of Geschichte und Gesellschaft edited by Simone Lässig and Swen Steinberg, is appearing very soon (vol. 43, no. 3, 2017). Here is an overview of the predominantly English contents:

  • Simone Lässig und Swen Steinberg, “Knowledge on the Move: New Approaches toward a History of Migrant Knowledge”
  • Rebekka von Mallinckrodt, “Verhandelte (Un-)Freiheit: Sklaverei, Leibeigenschaft und innereuropäischer Wissenstransfer am Ausgang des 18. Jahrhunderts”
  • H. Glenn Penny, “From Migrant Knowledge to Fugitive Knowledge? German Migrants and Knowledge Production in Guatemala, 1880s-1945”
  • Jan Logemann, “Consumer Modernity as Cultural Translation. European Émigrés and Knowledge Transfers in Mid-Twentieth-Century Design and Marketing”
  • Miriam Rürup, “Legal Expertise and Biographical Experience: Statelessness, Migrants, and the Shaping of a New Legal Knowledge in the Postwar World”
  • Brian Van Wyck, “Guest Workers in the School? Turkish Teachers and the Production of Migrant Knowledge in West German Schools, 1971-1989”